Mahabharata [sanskrit]

699,462 words | ISBN-10: 812150094X | ISBN-13: 9788121500944

The Sanskrit edition of the Mahabharata, one of the largest epic poems ever written, consisting of 100,000 metrical verses. Consisting of 18 books, the Mahabharata details the history and legends concerning ancient India (Bharata), including a major battle campaign involving the Kauravas and the Pandavas, also known as the Kurukshetra War. This portion also contains the Bhagavad-Gita. Alternative titles: Mahābhārata (महाभारत).

Verse 1.177.6

अश्वत्थामा च भोजश्च सर्वशस्त्रभृतां वरौ ।
समवेतौ महात्मानौ त्वदर्थे समलंकृतौ ॥ ६ ॥

aśvatthāmā ca bhojaśca sarvaśastrabhṛtāṃ varau |
samavetau mahātmānau tvadarthe samalaṃkṛtau || 6 ||

Note! This is not a direct translation of the verse, but merely an approximate preview.

...mighty chariot-fighters proceeded by slow stages staying for some time within those beautiful woods and by fine lakes that they beheld along their way. Devoted to study, pure in their practices...

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Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (1.177.6). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Ashvatthama, Ashvatthaman, Bhoj, Bhoja, Sarvashah, Tri, Tra, Abhrita, Vara, Samaveta, Mahatman, Tvadarthe, Samalankrita,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 1.177.6). If the system was successful in segmenting the sentence, you will see of which words it is made up of, generally consisting of Nouns, Pronouns, Verbs, Participles and Indeclinables. Click on the link to show all possible derivations of the word.

  • Line 1: “aśvatthāmā ca bhojaśca sarvaśastrabhṛtāṃ varau
  • aśvatthāmā -
  • aśvatthāmā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    aśvatthāman (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bhojaś -
  • bhoj (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    bhoj (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    bhoja (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sarvaśas -
  • sarvaśaḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • tra -
  • tṛ (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    tra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • abhṛtām -
  • abhṛtā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    bhṛ (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active third dual]
  • varau -
  • vara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • Line 2: “samavetau mahātmānau tvadarthe samalaṃkṛtau
  • samavetau -
  • samaveta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • mahātmānau -
  • mahātman (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • tvadarthe -
  • tvadarthe (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • samalaṅkṛtau -
  • samalaṅkṛta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 1.177.6

Cover of edition (2003)

The Mahabharata in Kannada (Set of 32 Volumes)
by Bharatha Darshana Bangalore (2003)

ಶ್ರೇಮಹಭಾರತ [ಮಹಾಭಾರತ]; 13907 pages;

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Preview of verse 1.177.6 in Kannada sript:
ಅಶ್ವತ್ಥಾಮಾ ಚ ಭೋಜಶ್ಚ ಸರ್ವಶಸ್ತ್ರಭೃತಾಂ ವರೌ ।
ಸಮವೇತೌ ಮಹಾತ್ಮಾನೌ ತ್ವದರ್ಥೇ ಸಮಲಂಕೃತೌ ॥ ೬ ॥

Cover of edition (2008)

The Complete Mahabharata (9 volumes)
by M. N. Dutt (2008)

6415 pages; Sanskrit Text with English Translation; [Edited By: Dr. Ishwar Chandra Sharma & Dr. O.N. Bimali] [Publisher: Parimal Publication Pvt. Ltd.]

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Cover of edition (2017)

Mahabharata (Hindi Translation, Six Volumes)
by Sahityacharya Pandit Ramnarayandutt Shastri Pandey "Ram" (2017)

7350 pages; [महाभारत] [Publisher: Gita Press, Gorakhpur] 44 Color and Black/white illustrations.

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Cover of Bengali edition

The Mahabharata in Bengali (Two Volumes)
by Akshay Library, Kolkata (2019)

3049 pages; [মহাভারত] [মহার্ষী বদভ্যাস (Maharishi Vedvyas)]

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Preview of verse 1.177.6 in Bengali sript:
অশ্বত্থামা চ ভোজশ্চ সর্বশস্ত্রভৃতাং বরৌ ।
সমবেতৌ মহাত্মানৌ ত্বদর্থে সমলংকৃতৌ ॥ ৬ ॥

Cover of Gujarati edition

Mahabharat in Gujarati (20 Volumes)
by Dinkar Joshi (દિનકર જોશી) (2010)

14252 pages; [મહાભારત] [Publisher: Pravin Prakashan Pvt. Ltd, Rajkot]

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Preview of verse 1.177.6 in Gujarati sript:
અશ્વત્થામા ચ ભોજશ્ચ સર્વશસ્ત્રભૃતાં વરૌ ।
સમવેતૌ મહાત્માનૌ ત્વદર્થે સમલંકૃતૌ ॥ ૬ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

Shri Mahabharatam in Malayalam (2 volumes)
by Swami Mridananda (2018)

1681 pages; [Publisher: Ramakrishna Math, Thrissur]

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Preview of verse 1.177.6 in Malayalam sript:
അശ്വത്ഥാമാ ച ഭോജശ്ച സര്വശസ്ത്രഭൃതാം വരൌ ।
സമവേതൌ മഹാത്മാനൌ ത്വദര്ഥേ സമലംകൃതൌ ॥ ൬ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

Mahabharata in Telugu (7 Volumes)
by Gita Press, Gorakhpur (2018)

7248pages

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Preview of verse 1.177.6 in Telugu sript:
అశ్వత్థామా చ భోజశ్చ సర్వశస్త్రభృతాం వరౌ ।
సమవేతౌ మహాత్మానౌ త్వదర్థే సమలంకృతౌ ॥ ౬ ॥

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